Booktalk: Historical fiction writer Lisa See’s “The Island of Sea Women”

Chinese-American Lisa See’s 11th novel, The Island of Sea Women centers on the female friendship and family secrets of the Haenyeo.

For centuries, these female divers on South Korea’s Jeju island have made their living by harvesting seaweed and shellfish. Each woman’s dive lasts 2 to 3 minutes. To put that into perspective, how long can you hold your breath?

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